Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger told the county commissioners this week that 250 other counties, cities and towns have joined in the multi-district, federal litigation against the manufacturers and distributors of highly addictive prescription medications.
Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger is waiting for more information to complete two speed limit ordinance amendments.
The Hickory Road bridge project is requiring a speed limit change to 45 mph to compensate for the design of the new bridge set for construction in 2018. He is unsure of the exact distance to include in the ordinance amendment.
Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger presented the commissioners this week with a ticket format for fines and fine amounts for ordinance violations.
Sheriff Matt Hassel and Clerk Deb Vandemark asked that the commissioners set more definitive fines for ordinance offenses such as curfew violation, junk vehicles, open burning, and animals running at large.
Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger this week discussed the Memorandum of Understanding between the county and the Marshall County 4-H Fair Board.
The document protects the county from any financial obligation in its capacity to act as a pass through vehicle for a Community Development Block Grant worth $500,000. The grant will help fund a multi-purpose building on the fairgrounds in Argos.
Marshall County Extension Director Karen Richey asked Clevenger for a copy of the document to send to the Purdue University Extension office for their approval as the project includes 4-H and a 4-H organization.
The document has not been signed so the topic will be reviewed at the commissioners’ next meeting.
Marshall County is moving ahead with the addition of e-recording services. The county commissioners approved an agreement Monday with e-recording vendor Simplifile. Continue reading
Marshall County Community Corrections plans to continue using the Bowen Center’s counseling services for its jail treatment program. Continue reading
Starting next month, several Marshall County ordinances will be enforced through the county’s Ordinance Violations Bureau. Last month, the county commissioners passed an ordinance expanding the scope of the bureau and specifying which ordinances it will enforce. Continue reading
Marshall County is expanding the scope of its Ordinance Violations Bureau. The county commissioners approved an ordinance Monday that reaffirms the use of the bureau and lists which county ordinances it would enforce. Continue reading
Marshall County has updated its prepayment policies to make it easier for the county’s Highway Department to pay the local share of matching grants. Continue reading
Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger told the commissioners this week that the paperwork for the Metronet project is complete.
There were some endorsements and fees that were added to the paperwork that couldn’t be avoided. The conduit installation is nearly finished.
The bonds for the jail project were closed on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The lease amendment was recorded and sent to the state.
Clevenger told the board members at the last meeting that the prospective sale of the jail bonds to refinance the previous bonds found lower rates. Umbaugh and Associates predicted a possible $500,000 in payments, but the bond refinancing helped save the county $639,000.